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Might | Modal Auxiliary Verb

Might is a modal auxiliary verb. It is followed by an infinitive without to. There is no –s in the third person singular. It might rain this evening. Questions and negatives are made without...

May vs. Can

Both can and may can be used to talk about possibility. But there is some difference between them. Can is used to talk about theoretical possibility; may is used to talk about factual possibility. Compare: The road may be blocked due to the procession....

Modal Auxiliary Verb May

May is a modal auxiliary verb. There is no –s in the third person singular. She may be here soon. (NOT She mays …) May is followed by an infinitive without to. You may be right. (NOT You may to be right.)...

May/Might … But

This structure means the same as although. He may be an intelligent person, but he doesn’t know how to behave. (= Although he is an intelligent person, he doesn’t know how to behave.) It...